THE GIVER

BY : LOIS LOWRY CREATED BY: Aaliyah mcfarlane

BOOK SUMMARY

THIS BOOK IS ABOUT A YOUNG ADULT NAMED JONAS AN HIS JOURNEY OF BEING THE NEW RECEIVER. THROUGHOUT HIS EXPERIENCE OF BEING THE RECEIVER JONAS HAS TO GO THROUGH PAIN,LOVE,AND BETRAYAL. HE GETS TRAINED BY A WISE MAN NAMED THE GIVER. THE GIVER GIVES JONAS MEMORIES. WHEN JONAS FINDS OUT WHAT HIS FATHER DOES TO PEOPLE WHO ARE SET UP TO RELEASED HE FEELS LIED TO. HIS FATHER TELL JONAS THAT HE WILL BE RELEASING GABE , JONAS DECIDES TO TAKE GABE AND GO TO A PLACE CALLED ELSEWHERE. JONAS GIVES GABE MEMORIES WHEN HE WASNT FEELING WELL. WHEN JONAS MAKES HIS WAY UP A HILL HE SEE'S A SLED THAT HE SAW IN A MEMORY THAT THE GIVER GAVE HIM. HE AND GABE GO DOWN THE HILL. WHEN HE GOES DOWN THE HILL HE HEARS MUSIC.

MAIN CHARACTER

THE MAIN CHARACTER IS JONAS. THE WORDS TO DESCRIBE JONAS WOULD BE THAT HE IS VERY HUMBLE,GENEROUS,INTELLIGENT,COURAGEOUS, AND OUTGOING. HIS PERSONALTY IS VERY DIFFERENT FROM EVERYBODY ELSE'S. HE CARES ABOUT HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND SHOWS COMPASSION TO THEM.

"when we live without faith, when we live without hope...when we live without love we only exist."

Questions

1) What was the purpose for Jonas to leave the community?

2) Why was Jonas so upset when he found out what releasing was?

3) Where does Jonas go when he leaves the community?

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DISLIKES/LIKES

I REALLY LIKED THE MOVIES ITS VERY GOOD I GUESS. THE ONLY THING I DIDNT LIKE ABOUT THE BOOK IS THAT YOU DONT UNDERSTAND WHATS GOING ON HALF OF THE TIME UNTIL YOU SEE THE MOVIE. I GIVE IT TWO AND A HALF STARS.